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Only God ‘can cure what ails Niger,’ missionary says in midst of famine
MARADI, Niger (BP)--Famine is nothing new to Niger -- or to Southern Baptist missionary Mike Loftice.
In recent months, drought and an invasion of locusts have made the situation even worse, threatening millions with starvation in the West African nation. Loftice, who has lived and worked in the hard-hit Maradi region of Niger since 1997, recently coordinated a $75,000 relief project in six villages. The effort supplied more than 8,000 people with tons of millet and beans -- and a second chance at life. Read More
Poll: Most in U.S. reject moral absolutes, biblical worldview
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Barely a third of all Americans believe in absolute standards of right and wrong, and far fewer hold to a biblical worldview, a new poll says. Read More
CULTURE DIGEST: Disciples of Christ 1st denomination to elect woman leader; latest Harry Potter book is darkest one yet
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) became the first major U.S. Protestant denomination to have a woman as its leader when it elected Sharon Watkins to serve as president for the next six years.
Evolution incompatible with Christianity, Mohler says in TIME
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Evangelical Christianity and evolution are incompatible beliefs that cannot be held together logically within a distinctly Christian worldview, R. Albert Mohler Jr. says in the Aug. 15 edition of TIME magazine.
TIME solicited the views of four experts with different answers to the question “Can you believe in God and evolution?” Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., comments from an evangelical Christian perspective. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Romance, adultery & the American church
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--It's ten o'clock, do you know where your husband is? Apparently many Americans are asking this question, judging by the sales and buzz generated by "The Script: The 100% Absolutely Predictable Things Men Do When They Cheat," a new book by Elizabeth Landers and Vicky Mainzer. Read More